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- Hope Ricciotti, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Women's Health Watch
Ask the doctors
Q. I was washing my hands frequently over the winter and they are still dry and cracking. Can you offer some tips that might help?
A. You’re not alone. Many people have been washing more diligently since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. While good hand hygiene is important, it can quickly dry out the skin on your hands.
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